Born on the planet Krypton to Jor-El and his wife Lara, Kal was placed in a rocket and launched in the direction of Earth to save him from Krypton's destruction. On earth he was found by a couple in a wheat field and brought to their farmhouse in Smallville, Kansas. Growing up Clark Kent exhibited several strange abilities. When they decided he was old enough Jonathan and Martha Kent decided to reveal to their son the truth of his alien origins, with this information and an understanding of his abilities to help humanity. As an adult he moved to Metropolis, Delaware to start a career as a journalist, as well as make himself know to the world as Superman.